Village of the Falls is a small nursing home located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. This is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Village of the Falls
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
25920 Elm Street,
Olmsted Falls OH 44138
60.55% estimated occupancy 1
On top of receiving a great overall score, this facility fared even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspections. We gave it an A+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. It doesn't look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. We would like to have more data for this nursing home. Without all of the information regarding deficiencies, it is difficult to fully grade the place in the area of inspections.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a strong short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. Short-term care grades are generally employed to score a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. It does not appear that this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing grade is based on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed certain nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as predictive indicators of the caliber of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is long-term care. This facility received a C in this area. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 92.30769 percent of its residents. This is somewhat lower than we expected but still a decent figure. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Village of the Falls Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Village of the Falls, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Village of the Falls, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Village of the Falls, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Village of the Falls, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Village of the Falls, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Village of the Falls, 19.84% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Village of the Falls, 90.11% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Village of the Falls, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Village of the Falls, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.